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Sample sentences for the GRE study word tyro

tyro can be used as a noun

1.As she slowly drew nigh, from my lofty perch at the fore-mast-head, I had a good view of that sight so remarkable to a tyro in the far ocean fisheries--a whaler at sea, and long absent from home. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
2.At any time it is a strange sight to the tyro to see with what wondrous habitude of unconscious skill the whaleman will maintain an erect posture in his boat, even when pitched about by the most riotously perverse and cross-running seas. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.It is evident enough that she was no tyro in every depravity of lust, and probably had passed through many hands before he gained her. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
4.Having readjusted our disordered habiliments, we left the grounds, and took a long quiet walk in the fields the good doctor inculcating admirable advice to me, whom he considered an innocent tyro in love's ways. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
5.Those of his successors in each branch of natural philosophy with whom I was acquainted appeared even to my boy's apprehensions as tyros engaged in the same pursuit. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley

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